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Crested Butte, Colorado (CO) Trails and Maps

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Alpine Tunnel Trail

2.7 miles
Gorgeous scenery awaits those who hike the Alpine Tunnel Trail through the tall pine trees of Colorado's San Isabel National Forest. The trail has a gentle grade suitable even for children as it follows the former Denver, South Park and Pacific ...

Crystal Valley Trail

6.8 miles
If you're looking for spectacular scenery, you've hit the jackpot with the Crystal Valley Trail (also known as the Crystal River Trail). The paved pathway offers views of emerald green fields, blue snow-capped mountains and a roaring river. ...

Glenwood Canyon Recreation Trail

16.2 miles
The Glenwood Canyon Recreation Trail follows the winding course of the Colorado River between Glenwood Springs and Dotsero. The paved trail is easy going and heavily used by outdoor recreationists of all pursuits. The trail is closed in winter ...

Lower Loop Trail at Crested Butte

3.5 miles
This is a wonderful scenic trail along the Slate River with views of snow capped mountains and wild flowers. It connects from the town of Crested Butte to the Oh-Be- Joyful wilderness area. It is fairly level and traverses several different ...

Midland Bike Trail

8 miles
The Midland Bike Trail is popular with mountain bikers and a fairly steep climb at the start but levels out once you reach the railroad grade in about 1 mile. The trail runs between the Shields Gulch trailhead and the town of Buena Vista to ...

Mineral Belt Trail

11.6 miles
The Mineral Belt Trail does a loop through the historical mining town of Leadville. This paved, high-elevation (10,000+ feet) trail offers spectacular views of the Sawatch and Mosquito mountains, while it loops among conifer forests, aspen groves ...

Rio Grande Trail

42 miles
ADVISORY:To protect wintering wildlife, the Rio Grande Trail between Rock Bottom Ranch and Catherine Bridge closes seasonally from 5 pm on November 30 until 5 pm on April 30. A detour route is noted at the Hooks Lane and Catherine Bridge trailhead ...

Salida Trail System

11 miles
The Salida Trail System consists of more than 11 miles of trails in and around the city. The network of trails link neighborhoods, businesses, schools, parks and open space, and include many opportunities for recreation and non-motorized transportation. ...